The clinical discussion is available now.
Please remember to follow the instructions to be able to earn full credit!
This assignment entails discussing a specific clinical condition related to one of the topics studied
in this course before the Mid term Exam: See Chapters 18, 19, 20, 21, 22 and 23
Chapter 18- Endocrine system.
Chapters 19- 20- 21- Cardiovascular system
Chapter 22- Lymphatic and Immune system
Chapter 23- Respiratory system.
Please do not discuss a medical condition that is not related to any of the above chapters.
If you select or discuss a medical condition pertaining to different chapters than those noted above you will not receive credit.
Please take the time and review the main differences between what a Sign and a Symptom is, medically speaking (please see below).
Be sure to include the following in your discussion and label each part with the given letters below. Also, please follow the set order noted.
Be sure to adhere to the format described below (numbers 1 and 2), as well as address each letter listed below with its respective criteria.
For example, when addressing letter B, you must use the format noted in numbers 1 and 2, as well as have a minimum of 150 words.
Each letter has its criteria in parenthesis and its appropriate point value.
Otherwise, you will not earn the appropriate score noted.
1 – Using the same order described here and a LIST FORMAT 4 points
2 – Using the font Arial 5 ————————————————— 2 points
A – Mention the chapter to which this condition is related ——– 2 points
B – Definition. —a paragraph with a minimum of 150 words) —- 10 points
C – Risk factors. — a paragraph with a minimum of 100 words) – 10 points
D – Signs. ————(more than five, signs only)——————— 10 points
E – Symptoms. ——–(more than five, symptoms only)———– 10 points
F – Diagnosis.–a paragraph with a minimum of 100 words)——-10 points
G – Treatment.—a paragraph with a minimum of 100 words) — 10 points
H – How to prevent the condition. —-minimum of 100 words) –10 points
I – Make one substantive comment (paragraph with a minimum of 150 words)
on other classmate’s posting —– 10 points
J – Make a substantive comment (a paragraph with minimum of 150 words)
to another classmates’ posting —– 10 points
K – At least two references. ——————————————— 2 points
Grand Total ———– 100 points
Sign: – It is an objective evidence of a disease.
– Can be recognized by the doctor, nurse, patient or family member
– Can be seen or can be measured in a laboratory
– Examples: blood in the stool, skin rash, deformity, swelling, redness, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, bad smell etcetera
Symptom: It is subjective
– Can only be detected or sensed by the patient. Others only know about it if the patient tells them
– Only the patient detects it
– Examples: headache, pain, itching, fatigue, nausea, anxiety, dizziness, tinnitus, blurred vision, tunnel vision, feel disoriented etcetera.
To post your discussion :
Find DISCUSSION BOARDS and then CLINICAL CONDITION DISCUSSION ASSIGNMENT in the left hand side, .
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